Dietitians for North lakes and Brisbane Surrounds
Bulk billing for eligible patients on a care plan from their General Practitioner
Specialist health care professionals caring for our community
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Kiah Paetz - Dietitian
Kiah Paetz is a North Lakes Dietitian operating out of Specialist Medical Care Australia. Kiah graduated from the Queensland University of Technology with Honours and is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia. She is passionate about improving patient health outcomes, prevention of chronic disease and educating patients in health and nutrition. All DVA claimable consultations will be bulk billed no out of pocket expenses . For all other consultations there is a small out of pocket fee please contact the Practice for more information.
As an expert in food and nutrition, Kiah translates evidenced-based scientific information into personalised, practical advice to help every client reach their goals in health and nutrition. She has a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between food, human biochemistry and how this plays a pivotal role in health, wellbeing and the prevention of chronic disease.
Using medical nutrition therapy, Kiah advises client’s on specific nutritional management for:
- Weight management
- Diabetes education and management
- Cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and dyslipidemia.
- Digestive issues – irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, coeliac disease
- Food allergies and intolerances
- Pregnancy and lactation support
- Iron deficiency and anemia
- Vegan/vegetarian nutrition
Alice Llewelyn - Dietitian
Alice is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist, experienced in providing evidence-based nutrition advice and education in both private practice and community settings. Alice has a strong passion for food and cooking and believes everyone should have the opportunity to experience the pleasures of food, while also staying healthy, and looking and feeling great about themselves. Alice will work with you to provide realistic diet and lifestyle advice to assist in the management of chronic diseases like diabetes, obesity, hypertension and high cholesterol. Alice also has a special interest in women’s health and gut health including IBS.
Megan Boswell - Dietitian
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics (Hons I), Megan is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) based at the Specialist Medical Centre in North Lakes. With experience in corporate health, private practice and the food industry, Megan is passionate about the prevention of chronic disease through a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to health.
What does a Dietitian do?
A Dietitian will work one on one with you to discuss your health concerns and how your diet can assist in achieving your health care and lifestyle goals.
A Dietitian can assist you managing so many conditions and work closely with you to achieve the best outcomes. A Dietitian assist with weight loss, diabetes, irritable bowl syndrome, celiac disease as well as the following:
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Physician and mental disabilities
- Gastro- oesophageal reflux
- Liver Disease
- Mental illness such as depression, bipolar and schizophrenia
- Renal disease
- Poor growth
- Lifecycle nutrition, pregnancy, vegan or vegetarian diet support
At Specialist Medical Care Australia, we have highly skilled dietitians passionate about improving the lives of their patients. All patients referred under a Medicare care plan are bulk billed.
Promotion of a Healthy Diet in Australia
There are over 5,000 qualified Dietitians who are members of the Dietitians Association of Australia.
These dedicated individuals serve the food service and agricultural industries, government departments, hospitals and health care facilities, educational facilities and private practice.